J Korean Acad Conserv Dent.  2008 Sep;33(5):419-427. 10.5395/JKACD.2008.33.5.419.

Influence of adhesive application on shear bond strength of the resin cement to indirect resin composite

  • 1Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, DSRI, Chonnam National University, Korea. hinso@jnu.ac.kr


This study analyzed the influence of dental adhesive/primer on the bond strength between indirect resin composite and the resin cement. Seventy disc specimens of indirect resin composite (Tescera Dentin, Bisco) were fabricated. And bonding area of all specimens were sandblasted and silane treated for one minute. The resin cements were used with or without application of adhesive/primer to bonding area of indirect resin restoration: Variolink-II (Ivoclar-Vivadent): Exite DSC, Panavia-F (Kuraray): ED-Primer, RelyX Unicem (3M ESPE): Single-Bond, Duolink (Bisco): One-step, Mulitlink (Ivoclar-Vivadent): Multilinh Primer. Shear bond strength was measured by Instron universal testing machine. Adhesive application improved shear bond strength (p < 0.05). But Variolink II and Panavia-F showed no statistically significant difference according to the adhesive application. With the above results, when resin inlay is luted by resin cement it seems that application of dental adhesive/primer is necessary in order to improve the bond strength.


Resin inlay; Resin cement; Shear bond strength; Surface treatment; Primer; Bonding agent

MeSH Terms

Dentin-Bonding Agents
Resin Cements
Dentin-Bonding Agents
Resin Cements


  • Figure 1 Diagram of the prepared specimens.

  • Figure 2 Shear bond strength of the five resin cements to indirect resin restorations according to the surface treatment. *Statistically significant difference (p < 0.05), VL: VL + silane, VL-B: VL + silane + Bonding agents

  • Figure 3 Shear bond strength of the five resin cements to silane treated indirect resin restorations (p < 0.01). *Statistically no significant difference.

  • Figure 4 Shear bond strength of the five resin cements to indirect resin restorations treated with silane and adhesives or primers.

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